Senior UX Accessibility Specialist
Saint Louis, MO,US
What the Edward Jones Sr. UX Web Accessibility Specialist does…
The Sr. Web Accessibility specialist is a member User Experience Accessibility team and works with multiple product teams to ensure that their systems, applications and experiences are meeting accessibility standards for any person with an accessibility need. The ideal candidate will be accomplished in auditing systems using available tools to find accessibility issues, recommending solutions for violations found, and has the experience and expertise to expand web accessibility knowledge and practices within those product teams.
What you’ll do:
Develop digital accessibility training materials, and lead and conduct training sessions and shape guidance with development, design, and/or content creators detailing the importance of web accessibility and how it intersects with their work through coaching, leadership, and knowledge sharing.
Clearly summarize accessibility findings and provide recommendations for remediation, including code-level recommendations and solutions
Facilitate team playbacks and training sessions in an effective way that focuses on creating a shared understanding to improve quality of work and execution of firm standards
Responsible for creating and applying business and technical knowledge to ensure adherence to Web Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.0/2.1) and high-quality recommendations are made for business and enterprise software solutions
Develop, coordinate and implement services, programs and activities in coordination with various stakeholders to support firm accessibility initiatives.
Build and maintain effective partnerships with firm peers to increase the awareness and importance of digital accessibility on campus and advance the accessibility of the firm’s public web properties and digital artifacts.
Lead the evaluation, selection, and onboarding of vendor products for accessibility and contribute to information technology procurement processes.
Utilize and interpret internal and external research to make credible recommendations for individual assistive technology needs of firm employees
Works independently utilizing the POUR Methodology of web accessibility (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust), UX standards, and IS Standards, escalating issues to leaders as needed.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Hiring Minimum: $92,984
Hiring Maximum: $158,325
Salary Range: $92000 - $158000